Encrypted Messages in Alban Berg's Music

Encrypted Messages in Alban Berg's Music

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First Published in 1998. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.show more

Product details

  • Paperback | 324 pages
  • 138 x 216 x 17.27mm | 598g
  • Taylor & Francis Ltd
  • London, United Kingdom
  • English
  • 1138968765
  • 9781138968769

Table of contents

Introduction, Siglind Bruhn * On Messages and Codes, Shared and Private Balzacian Mysticism, Palindromic Design, and Heavenly Tim in Berg's Music, John Covach * Alban Berg and the History of the Commentary, Wolfgang Gratzer * Encoding in Berg's Instrumental Compositions * More on Secret Programs in Berg's Instrumental Music, Gottfried Scholz * Berg's Kammerkonzert and Franz Werfel's Spiegelmensch: Mirror Images in Music and Literature, David Schroeder * Two Reigen: Berg, Schnitzler, and Cyclic Form, Robert Falck * Sleep and the Inner Journey: Berg's Song Cycles * The Representation of Sleep and Death in Berg's Piano Songs, op. 2, Magnar Breivik * The Other Altenberg Song Cycle: A Document of Viennese Fin-de-Si cle Aeshetics, Christoph Khittl * Symbolism and Self-Quotation in Berg's Picture Postcard Songs, Siglind Bruhn * Singing the Aphoristic Text: Berg's Altenberg-Lieder, Arved Ashby * Subtext and Subliminal Characteriziation in Berg's Operas * Tonality and Unreality in Berg's Wozzeck, Erika Reiman * The Death Leitmotif in Wozzeck and Lulu, Mark DeVoto * Femme Fatale and Lesbian Representation in alban Berg's Lulu, Karen Pegly * A Jungian Analysis of Berg's Alwa, Heather Plattshow more